Aravind Limbavali continues to be one of the most popular leaders in Karnataka who has become quite a hit on the social media. The former health minister in the BJP's government in Karnataka gets a lot of hits on the social media as his response rate is considered to be very good.
He said that this mode of communication has helped him connect with many people and also reach out to several segments of society. For Limbavali, the connecting to the people on the social media is the best way to address their problems, his supporters say.
It may be recalled that Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his March 29th edition of Mann ki Baat had asked all BJP leaders and MPs to use the social media effectively and juciciously. He had however cautioned the MPs against losing touch with their constituency. He added that the social media must be used to promote the welfare schemes launched by the government apart from listening to the grievances of the public.
Limbavalis followers have thronged his timeline with grievances and suggestions. At times grievances are also posted on behalf of others. There are several threads which have appreciated the leader for his quick response.
The BJP is set to face the Karnataka assembly elections in 2018. The campaign would be a combine of both on the ground as well as on the social media. Limbavali who is an MLA from the Mahadevapura constituency in Bengaluru is also the general secretary of the party in Karnataka. He would be one of the key faces of the party in 2018 and would also lead the campaign for the party on the social media as well.